Kikizo interviews Katsuya Eguichi, the Manager and Producer of Software Development Group No. 2 at EAD in Nintendo's Kyoto-based headquarters. The focus is the Nintendo Wii, which was released November 2006. Obviously has questions on the Wii's development, the new ideas coming for it, and the peripherals/controller. There is more on some of the games, online things and other questions too - including how they keep such good secrets. See the segments list for a runthrough of points. The... Topics: Kikizo, Interview, Katsuya Eguchi, Nintendo, Wii, Secrets, Wii Sports Airplane, Mario Galaxy,...
Kikizo interviews Kaz Hirai, then Vice President of Sony's Corporate Executive, in October 2006. The interview was done in the 'PlayStation Lounge', a luxury dining suite near the top of SCEI's global headquarters building. Questions of course centre on Sony and the PlayStation 3, this being done before the release of the console in November 2006. There are a lot of business questions, prediction questions and strategy questions, and a few humorous ones towards the end - see the segments list... Topics: Kikizo, Interview, Kaz Hirai, Sony, PlayStation 3, Bku-Ray, Riiiige Racer
Interview with Kazunori Yamauchi (President, Polyphony Digital) from June 2003. The questions are about the Gran Turismo series (which he produces) and Gran Turismo 4 especially, including how the series was started and influences, damage of cars, online specifics, real-world applications of the game and then other ideas he has. Kikizo's page on this video is located here: http://games.kikizo.com/features/kazyamauchi_vidint.asp?f=kazyamauchi_vidint.asp Videogame-related footage taken from... Topics: Kikizo, Interview, Kaz Yamauchi, Polyphony Digital, Gran Turismo, Gran Turismo 4
Interview with Masahiro Kumono of SEGA WOW Inc., about Kunoichi (Japanese release name, roughly: "Female Ninja") / Nightshade (English release name), from October 2003. Questions are all about the game, and its design. Footage includes that from the game's CD sequences, and some gameplay (the game was near release at the time). Kikizo's page on this video is here: http://games.kikizo.com/features/kunoichi_vidint.asp?f=kunoichi_vidint.asp Videogame-related footage taken from Kikizo's... Topics: Kikizo, Interview, Masahiro Kumono, Ninja, Kunoichi, Nightshade, SEGA